To Santiago de Compostela

Many walls in the Basque Country are decorated with yellow arrows and pictures or reliefs of scallop shells. These are symbols of the UNESCO world heritage routes of Santiago de Compostela, the pilgrim way to the cathedral in Galicia where the shrine of the apostle St. James is situated according to tradition. Some of these routes pass through the Basque Country, for example through the village of Getaria where you can find this bilingual carving marking the Donejakue bidea or Camino de Santiago:



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